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Training Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment – 5 days

Class overview :

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 environment.

Class goals :

On completion of this Windows 2003 training course, delegates should be able to:

  • Create and populate organizational units with user and computer accounts
  • Manage user and computer accounts
  • Create and manage groups
  • Manage access to resources
  • Implement printing
  • Manage printing
  • Manage access to objects in organizational units
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Manage the user and computer environment by using Group Policy
  • Audit accounts and resources
  • Prepare to administer server resources
  • Configure a server to monitor system performance
  • Monitor system performance
  • Manage device drivers by configuring device driver signing and restoring a device driver
  • Manage hard disks
  • Manage data storage
  • Manage disaster recovery
  • Maintain software by using Microsoft Software Update Services

Content of Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Part 1: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources

This module explains how to administer accounts and resources on computers running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 software in a networked environment.

  • Multimedia: Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources
  • The Windows Server 2003 Family
  • Logging on to Windows Server 2003
  • Installing and Configuring Administrative Tools
  • Creating User Accounts
  • Creating Computer Accounts
  • Creating an Organizational Unit Hierarchy

Managing User and Computer Accounts

This module explains how to modify user and computer accounts on computers running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 in a networked environment.

  • Modifying Users and Computer Account Properties
  • Enabling and Unlocking User and Computer Accounts
  • Creating a User Account Template
  • Locating User and Computer Accounts in Active Directory
  • Saving Queries
  • Resetting User and Computer Accounts
  • Moving Domain Objects

Managing Groups

This module explains how to perform various administrative functions by using groups.

  • Creating Groups
  • Managing Group Membership
  • Strategies for Using Groups
  • Modifying Groups
  • Using Default Groups
  • Best Practices for Managing Groups

Managing Access to Resources

This module explains how to enable resource access with permissions, manage access to files and folders by using permissions, and manage permission inheritance.

  • Overview of Managing Access to Resources
  • Managing Access to Shared Folders
  • Managing Access to Files and Folders Using NTFS Permissions
  • Determining Effective Permissions
  • Managing Access to Shared Files Using Offline Caching

Implementing Printing

This module explains how to implement printing in a Windows Server 2003 environment.

  • Multimedia: Introduction to Printing in the Windows Server 2003 Family
  • Installing and Sharing Printers
  • Managing Access to Printers Using Shared Printer Permissions
  • Managing Printer Drivers
  • Implementing Printer Locations

Managing Printing

This module explains how to set up a network-wide printing strategy to meet the needs of users and troubleshoot installation or configuration problems.

  • Changing the Location of the Print Spooler
  • Setting Printer Priorities
  • Scheduling Printer Availability
  • Configuring a Printing Pool

Managing Access to Objects in Organizational Units

This module explains the permissions available for managing access to Active Directory objects, how to move objects between organizational units in the same domain, and how to delegate control of an organizational unit.

  • Multimedia: The Role of the Organizational Unit
  • Modifying Permissions for Active Directory Objects
  • Delegating Control of Organizational Units

Implementing Group Policy

This module explains the purpose and function of Group Policy in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment. It also explains how to implement Group Policy objects (GPOs) and manage GPOs.

  • Implementing GPOs
  • Implementing GPOs on a Domain
  • Managing the Deployment of Group Policy

Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy

This module explains how to use Group Policy to configure Folder Redirection, Microsoft Internet Explorer connectivity, and the desktop.

  • Configuring Group Policy Settings
  • Assigning Scripts with Group Policy
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  • Determining Applied GPOs

Introduction to Security in Windows Server 2003

This module explains how to use Group Policy to configure Folder Redirection, Microsoft Internet Explorer connectivity, and the desktop.

  • Overview of Security in Windows Server 2003
  • Using Security Templates to Secure Computers
  • Testing Computer Security Policy
  • Configuring Auditing
  • Managing Security Logs

Part 2: Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Preparing to Administer a Server

This module explains how to administer a server. It describes how to manage servers remotely, what tools to use, and the rights and permissions that are needed to administer a server.

  • Administering a Server
  • Configuring Remote Desktop to Administer a Server
  • Managing Remote Desktop Connections

Preparing to Monitor Server Performance

This module explains how to monitor server performance by using performance tools, configure and manage performance logs, configure and manage alerts, and manage system monitor views.

  • Introduction to Monitoring Server Performance
  • Performing Real-Time and Logged Monitoring
  • Configuring and Managing Counter Logs
  • Configuring Alerts

Monitoring Server Performance

This module explains how to collect performance data by monitoring primary server subsystems. It also covers how to identify system bottlenecks by using the Performance console and Task Manager in Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

  • Monitoring Server Memory
  • Monitoring Processor Usage
  • Monitoring Disks
  • Monitoring Network Usage

Maintaining Device Drivers

This module explains how to maintain device drivers.

  • Configuring Device Driver Signing Options
  • Using Device Driver Rollback

Managing Disks

This module explains how to manage disks and how to use the tools to manage and set up disks.

  • Preparing Disks
  • Managing Disk Properties
  • Managing Mounted Drives
  • Converting Disks
  • Creating Volumes
  • Importing a Foreign Disk

Managing Data Storage

This module explains the Encrypting File System (EFS), which contributes to the safe storage of data and helps to keep the network from harm. It also explains how to administer disk quotas.

  • Managing NTFS File Compression
  • Configuring File Encryption
  • Implementing Disk Quotas

Managing Disaster Recovery

This module explains how to plan for a computer disaster and how to use the features of Windows Server 2003 to prevent a disaster or recover when one occurs.

  • Preparing for Disaster Recovery
  • Backing Up Data
  • Scheduling Backup Jobs
  • Restoring Data
  • Recovering from Server Failure
  • Selecting Disaster Recovery Methods

Maintaining Software by Using Software Update Services

This module explains how to use Microsoft Software Update Services to manage and distribute critical software updates that resolve known security vulnerabilities and other stability issues.

  • Introduction to Software Update Services
  • Installing and Configuring Software Update Services
  • Managing a Software Update Services Infrastructure
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Training SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Administration – 5 days

Class overview :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is a highly reliable, interoperable and manageable server operating system that enables firms to cost-effectively and securely deliver mission critical services. In this class you will learn the tasks essential to server administration.

Class goals :

Delegates will learn how to:

  • Install and configure SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • Manage printing
  • Configure a web server
  • Perform health checks
  • And much more

Content of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Administration

Configure Fundamental Networking Services

Manage Printing

Configure and Use Open LDAP

Configure and Use Samba

Configure a Web Server

Configure and Use IPv6

Perform a Health Check and Performance Tuning

Create Shell Scripts

Deploy SUSE Linux Enterprise

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Training SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11: Certified Linux Engineer – 5 days

Class overview :

The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11: Certified Linux Engineer course prepares candidates for the CLE 11 Practicum exam. The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server: Certified Linux Expert 11 (3107) is designed to enable professional administrators to perform specialized tasks on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 concerning networking, storage, virtualisation, and disaster preparedness and recovery.

Class goals :

This course teaches you how to perform the following SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 administrative tasks:

  • Manage networking
  • Manage server storage
  • Work with Xen virtualization
  • Harden servers
  • Update servers
  • Monitor server health
  • Prepare servers for disasters

Content of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11: Certified Linux Engineer

Manage Networking

  • Configure Bridges
  • Bonding Interfaces ( Teaming NICS )
  • VLAN Tagging

Server Storage

  • Configuring iSCSI Targets
  • Configuring iSCSI Clients ( Initiators )

Xen

  • Install XEN Visualization
  • Use vm-install command line options

Harden Servers

  • Strengthen Security on SLES11
  • Use APPARMOR
  • Use AIDE

Update Servers

  • Implement SMT to deploy updates to SLES11

Prepare for Disasters

  • LVM Snapshots
  • Multipath for remote storage

Monitor Servers

  • Configure and use NAGIOS for server monitoring
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Training SUSE Linux for Experienced Linux System Administrators – 2 days

Class overview :

This course is designed to teach the key administration differences of a SUSE Linux Enterprise system.

Class goals :

The delegate will have knowledge in all, and practise in some, of the following:

  • SUSE Product Offerings and Certification
  • Use the yast tool for administration tasks
  • Install the SUSE operating system from a local device
  • Install the SUSE operating system from a networked server
  • Monitor and manage devices with UDEV and the sysfs file system
  • Manage the SUSE network environment
  • Manage system services
  • Troubleshoot and repair a system that can’t be booted
  • Manage system security with the yast tool
  • Manage on-line internet updates
  • System backup with the yast tool
  • Miscellaneous differences

Content of SUSE Linux for Experienced Linux System Administrators

SuSe Linux Poduct Offerings and Certifications

  • The SuSe Linux Poduct Offerings
  • OPENSuSe(r) Linux
  • Enterprise Class Product Offerings
  • SuSe(r) Linux Enterprise Server
  • Novell Certifications
  • NCLP Practicum Examination – Examples

YaST

  • The Yast System Configuration Tool

Installing SuSE

  • Other Supplied DOS/Windows Utilities
  • Checking Free Space
  • Dual Booting
  • Performing the Installation
  • The Installation Program User Interface
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Console Keystrokes
  • Boot Options
  • Function Keys
  • Additional Boot Options
  • Turning off Frame Buffer Support (Screen Problem)
  • VNC Installation Options
  • Kernel Options
  • Installation Procedures
  • Hard Disk Partitioning
  • Software Selection
  • Taboo
  • Booting Screen
  • Time Zone Configuration
  • Installation Progress
  • Installation Final Stages
  • Workshop Exercises

SuSE Network Installation

  • Setting up an Installation Server
  • Booting the Client
  • Creating a PXE Boot Environment
  • Setup the Server as an HTTP, FTP or NFS Server
  • Install the Syslinux Package
  • Install a DHCP Server with a PXE Boot Environment
  • Configure the TFTP Environment
  • Setup the PXE Boot Menu and Options
  • Automatic Installation
  • The XML Control File
  • Example XML Control File
  • Creating a Control File with Yast
  • Editing Configuration Files and Custom Control Scripts
  • The Auto-Installation Process
  • Autoyast Command Line Parameters
  • Combining Autoyast and PXEboot
  • Troubleshooting PXEboot
  • DHCP Errors
  • tftpboot Errors
  • Installation Errors
  • Examine Network Packets
  • Workshop Exercises

Monitoring and Managing Hardware

  • Monitoring Hardware
  • hwinfo
  • The lsvpd Package
  • The lscfg Command
  • siga
  • Detecting new/existing Hardware
  • The Hotplug System
  • Devices and Interfaces
  • Devices under 2.4 Kernels
  • The Sysfs Filesystem and Persistent Names
  • Device Initialisation and Interface Configuration
  • Hotplug Events
  • Hot-Plug Agents
  • Cold Plug
  • Logging/Debugging Hotplug
  • Boot Time Parameters
  • The UDEV System
  • Creating Rules
  • Configuring UDEV
  • Automatic Mounting
  • Access Privileges
  • Persistent Names for Mass Storage Devices
  • Workshop Exercises

Managing the SuSE Network Environment

  • The Basic Network Configuration Files
  • The icfg-eth-id-mac File
  • Managing Network Devices
  • The iproute2 Suite
  • Configuring the Network Card
  • Configuring the Network Address
  • Configuring Routing
  • Configuring Interfaces: Yast
  • Multiple Addresses Per Interface (Virtual Interface)
  • Controlling Network Parameters
  • Routing under Suse
  • Configuring your Machine as a Gateway
  • Remote Administration
  • Workshop Exercises

Managing System Services

  • Initiating a New Service
  • Starting/Stopping Services Manually
  • Enabling/Disabling Services using Yast
  • Suseconfig and /etc/sysconfig
  • The Yast Sysconfig Editor
  • Workshop Exercises
  • System Wide Security Settings
  • Managing the Firewall
  • The seccheck Tool
  • Workshop Exercises

On-line Updates

  • Updating your System
  • Registration
  • Yast Online Update
  • Automatic Notification of Updates
  • Command Line Tools

Backup with YaST

  • Backing Up and Restoring with Yast
  • The Backup Procedure
  • Manual Backup
  • Backup Profiles
  • Restoring

Troubleshooting and Reparing a System That Can’t be Booted

  • Troubleshooting SUSE Overview
  • Booting into Maintenance Mode (Single User Mode)
  • Booting into Maintenance Mode (Forgotten Root Password)
  • Booting the Rescue System
  • Booting into Yast System Repair Mode
  • Workshop Exercises

Miscellaneous SuSE Differences

  • Printer Management
  • Configuring Remote Printers – Yast
  • Example of Adding a Windows (SMB) Printer
  • File Systems
  • File Systems Supported by SUSE
  • Creating Partitions using Yast
  • Package Management
  • Log Files
  • Managing Raid
  • The Kernel
  • Powertweak
  • Workshop Exercises
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Training Introduction to Solaris – 3 days

Class overview :

This Sun Microsystems Solaris Operating System training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the SOLARIS Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities.

Class goals :

This Solaris Introduction course provides the skills needed to work productively in the SOLARIS environment. The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell’s redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files
  • Monitoring and controlling their own processes
  • Using the basic file and text searching utilities
  • Customising their own login environment

Content of Introduction to Solaris

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Introduction to the Solaris Operating System

  • A brief history of UNIX
  • The UNIX kernel
  • The UNIX file system
  • Getting started navigating the file system
  • The file system structure
  • Directories and files
  • Pathnames
  • Navigating the file system
  • Exercise: Logging on to the system
  • Exercise: Navigating the file system

Basic Commands

  • Command line syntax
  • Basic file handling commands
  • Basic Directory handling commands
  • Filename wildcard characters
  • Exercise: Manipulating files and directories

Redirection and Pipes

  • Input redirection
  • Output redirection
  • Pipes
  • Exercise: Using redirection and pipe facilities

Introduction to the vi Editor

  • Overview of the vi editor
  • Basic functions
  • Switching to input mode
  • Other useful commands
  • Exercises: Using the vi editor
  • Exercise: Using more advanced vi features

Searching and Replacing Text

  • Replacing text
  • Using the vi editor
  • Using sed for search and replace
  • Searching for text with grep
  • Linking files
  • Exercises: Searching and Replacing Text

Recalling and Editing Commands

  • Overview
  • The bash shell
  • The korn shell
  • Exercises: Recall and Edit Commands

File Permissions and Access Control

  • Users and user groups
  • File access permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Switching users and user groups
  • Linking files
  • Exercise: Setting and access permissions

Processes

  • What is a process?
  • Monitoring processes
  • Killing processes
  • Background processes
  • Job Control
  • Grouping commands
  • Exercise: Monitoring and controlling processes

More Basic Commands

  • The wc (word count) command
  • The find command
  • The cut command
  • The sort command
  • The finger command
  • Exercise: Using file handling commands

The User Environment

  • Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
  • Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc
  • Exercise: Setting up an environment
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Training Introduction to Solaris – A Unix / Solaris Foundation – 2 days

Class overview :

This comprehensive two-day course aims to equip the novice Solaris/UNIX user with all the skills necessary to navigate the system and make productive use of the tools available, including the Windows system, the vi editor and essential Solaris/UNIX commands. It also forms the necessary foundation for subsequent courses.

Class goals :

A foundation course to get trainees confident in day-to-day Solaris / Unix use. This course provides all the knowledge that applications users will need and forms a good grounding for the power user or administrator who will go on to take other courses

Content of Introduction to Solaris – A Unix / Solaris Foundation

Solaris / UNIX / Linux overview

  • What are Solaris, Linux and Unix?
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Basic command examples
  • Other versions of Unix
  • Future of Unix
  • Logistics and support

Getting started

  • Logging in and out
  • Basic Gnome Window system use
  • Keyboard basics
  • Files, directories and path names
  • Creating and examining files
  • Effective use of directories
  • Moving, copying and removing files
  • Basic system password security
  • Online Documentation and the man command
  • Common problems

The vi editor

  • Invoking vi
  • Insert and Append
  • Moving around the text
  • Deleting text
  • Change operators
  • Other insert operators
  • Searching for text; Search and replace
  • Saving and quitting

The Next stage

  • Introduction to UNIX shells
  • Shell interaction
  • Input and Output control using Re-direction and piping
  • Shell metacharacters (wild cards)
  • The command history mechanism, and command line editing facilities
  • The shell quoting mechanism
  • Setting up and using command aliases
  • Job and Process monitoring and control
  • More complex copying and moving
  • Protecting files and directories using chmod
  • Shell variables and setting up the environment
  • Introduction to Solaris utilities
  • Halting the workstation

Gnome Window System

  • A thorough examination of the major tools available, such as the Panel, File Manager, Text editor and the Help system
  • Customising the Workspace and setting basic user preferences

Introduction to networking

  • Introduction to network concepts
  • Ethernet Overview
  • Network basic commands (including logging in to other machines with ssh)
  • Network File System (NFS) – overview, benefits and uses
  • Overview of Samba file sharing with Microsoft machines
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Training Unix System Administration – 5 days

Class overview :

This course is designed to give delegates practical experience in the administration of a SVR4 compatible Unix System. Practical work will concentrate on the basic SVR4 commands rather than vendor-specific administration menu driven or GUI tools.

The delegates will practise:

  • Adding, changing and deleting users and user groups
  • Managing user passwords
  • Configuring login files
  • Running background tasks at regular intervals
  • Creating file systems
  • Mounting, monitoring and repairing file systems
  • Managing file access
  • Backing up and restoring files and directories using standard utilities
  • Managing swap space
  • Adding printers to the system
  • Monitoring and controlling print jobs
  • Starting and shutting down the system
  • Customising start-up and shutdown procedures
  • Monitoring system performance with the sar utility
  • Configuring syslog to manage system event messages
  • Carrying out various housekeeping procedures to manage disk space

Class goals :

To provide the knowledge and skills needed to maintain successful day-to-day operation of a UNIX system.

Content of Unix System Administration

The Administrator’s Role

  • Role Of A System Administrator
  • Using The root Login
  • Tracking The Use Of su
  • The sysadm Menu System

Account Management

  • Users, user groups and related system files
  • Adding new users and user groups (useradd, groupadd)
  • Changing and deleting users and user groups (usermod, userdel, groupmod, groupdel)
  • Password and login control (passwd)
  • User communication facilites (wall, /etc/motd)
  • Exercise

Login Files

  • The Bourne and Korn Shell Environments
  • Environment Variables
  • The system profile /etc/profile
  • The user’s .profile
  • The Korn shell start up file .kshrc
  • Korn shell options
  • Listing environment variables and aliases
  • Skeleton directories
  • Exercise

Background Jobs

  • Starting Background Jobs
  • Using The nice Command
  • Using cron Processes
  • Creating crontab Entries
  • Using The crontab Command
  • The at Command
  • Exercise

File System Administration

  • Physical Disk Organisation
  • UNIX Partition Slices
  • File System Device Names
  • Mounting and Unmounting File Systems
  • File System Types
  • File System Structure
  • File System Creation
  • Checking And Repairing File Systems
  • Monitoring Free Space
  • Exercise

File Access

  • File Access Criteria (Users, Groups and Permissions)
  • Default permissions with umask
  • Changing File Attributes with chmod, chown and chgrp
  • Testing permissions with su
  • Exercise

Backup and Restore Facilities

  • Using The cpio Command
  • Using The tar Command
  • Using the dd Command
  • Backup And Restore Services

Managing Swap Space

  • Listing, configuring and disabling swap space (swap)
  • Exercise

Terminals and Printers

  • Managing terminals
  • Using the stty command
  • Terminal model capabilities and commands (infocmp, tput)
  • The LP print service
  • LP print service files
  • Printer configuration (lpadmin)
  • Printer maintenance – managing printer status, job queues etc.
  • (lphsut, lpsched, /etc/init.d/lp, accept, reject, enable, disable, lpmove, lpusers, lpstat, cancel)
  • Printing from copies of files
  • Stopping banner output
  • Exercise

System Startup and Shutdown

  • The /etc/init Procedure
  • System Run States
  • The /etc/inittab File
  • System Startup Procedures and Processes
  • System Shutdown Procedures and Processes
  • Recovery From Boot Failure
  • Exercise

Basic Networking

  • Basic networking overview
  • Network hardware
  • Network software
  • Network addressing – IPv4
  • Network masks and subnets
  • Routing
  • Network commands (hostname, ifconfig, netstat, telnet, rlogin, ssh, ftp, sftp, rcp, scp, rsh, ping)
  • Client-Server environment
  • Servers
  • Networking services overview NIS, NIS+, DNS, LDAP NFS, DHCP
  • Exercise

Performance Management

  • Performance Management
  • System Performance Tools
  • System Activity Reporting using the sar command
  • General Performance
  • Specific Areas Of Performance
  • Excessive Paging
  • Disk I/O Performance
  • CPU Performance
  • Using the timex Command
  • Exercise

Kernel Configuration

  • System Configuration
  • Configuration Guidelines
  • Reducing Disk I/O
  • Increasing User Memory
  • Improving CPU Performance
  • Special Case Tuning Needs
  • The Configuration Process (/etc/conf/cf.d, idtune, idbuild)

Software Installation

  • Operating System Installation
  • Other Software Installation (pkginfo, pkgadd, pkgrm)
  • Exercise

Syslog

  • Syslog Configuration
  • The /etc/syslog.conf configuration file
  • Editing the syslog.conf file
  • Logging telnet, ftp and other network daemons
  • Testing syslog logging
  • Exercise

General Housekeeping

  • Managing Files and Directories
  • Checking file space used
  • Freeing up disk space
  • Saving disk space
  • File system organisation
  • Helpful hints
  • Exercise
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Training Unix Introduction – 3 days

Class overview :

This course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the UNIX Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities. The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Korn/Posix/Bash Shells are introduced.

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell’s redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files
  • Monitoring and controlling their own processes
  • Using the basic file and text searching utilities
  • Customising their own login environment

Class goals :

To provide the skills needed to work productively in the UNIX environment.

Content of Unix Introduction

Introduction to the Unix Operating System

  • A brief history of Unix
  • The Unix kernel
  • The UNIX file system
  • Getting started navigating the file system
  • The file system structure
  • Directories and files
  • Pathnames
  • Navigating the file system
  • Exercise: Logging on to the system
  • Exercise: Navigating the file system

Basic Commands

  • Command line syntax
  • Basic file handling commands
  • Directory handling commands
  • Filename wildcard characters
  • Exercise: Manipulating files and directories

Redirection and Pipes

  • Input redirection
  • Output redirection
  • Pipes
  • Exercise: Using redirection and pipe facilities

Introduction to The vi Editor

  • Overview of the vi editor
  • Basic functions
  • Switching to input mode
  • Other useful commands
  • Exercises: Using the vi editor
  • Exercise: Using more advanced vi features

Searching and Replacing Text

  • Replacing text
  • Using the vi editor
  • Using sed for search and replace
  • Searching for text with grep
  • Linking files
  • Exercises: Searching and Replacing Text

Recalling and Editing Commands

  • Overview
  • The bash shell
  • The korn shell
  • Exercises: Recall and Edit Commands

File Permissions and Access Control

  • Users and user groups
  • File access permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Switching users and user groups
  • Linking files
  • Exercise: Setting and access permissions

Processes

  • What is a process?
  • Monitoring processes
  • Killing processes
  • Background processes
  • Job Control
  • Grouping commands
  • Exercise: Monitoring and controlling processes

More Basic Commands

  • The wc (word count) command
  • The find command
  • The cut command
  • The sort command
  • The finger command
  • Exercise: Using file handling commands

The User Environment

  • Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
  • Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc
  • Exercise: Setting up an environment
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Training Unix Introduction

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Training Unix Technical Overview – 1 day

Class overview :

This Unix training course is designed to give delegates an overview of the various versions of UNIX available. It is technically orientated to enable staff at all levels to have an appreciation of what UNIX is, and the various features available with the different versions..

The delegates will practise:

  • What UNIX is
  • The History of UNIX from Version 7 and the Various Versions Available
  • OSF/2 POSIX SVR4 Standards
  • Features of the UNIX Operating System
  • UNIX Networking Features
  • What a Process is and how Processes are Controlled
  • Standard Utilities Available with UNIX
  • Applications Available
  • The System Administrator

Class goals :

This UNIX Technical Overview course will provide the delegate with a technical understanding of the UNIX Operating System, from its general structure to its Networking capabilities..

Content of Unix Technical Overview

What is UNIX?

  • The UNIX Kernel
  • What is the Shell?
  • Different Shells Available

History of UNIX

  • Version 7 to SVR4 (System 5 Release 4)

UNIX Standards

  • OSF/1 and OSF/2
  • POSIX Standards
  • SVR4 Standards

Features of UNIX

  • Built in Functions
  • Applications for Users and Programmers

UNIX Networking

  • UUCP
  • TCP/IP
  • NFS (Yellow Pages)
  • NIS and NIS+

Processes and Background Jobs

  • Controlling processes in UNIX
  • Background Jobs
  • CRON and AT

UNIX Applications

  • Editors
  • Programmers Tools
  • System Start-up and Control

UNIX System Administrator

  • The Function and Responsibilities of a System Administrator
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Training Implementing and Administering Windows Small Business Server 2008 – 5 days

Class overview :

This five-day instructor-led M6445 course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, implement, and manage Windows Small Business Server 2008.

Class goals :

After completing this training course, students will be able to:

  • Install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Migrate to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Configure Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the Windows
  • Small Business Server 2008 Console
  • Manage users and groups in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Manage messaging and collaboration in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Manage and monitor Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Secure a Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Expand a Windows Small Business Server 2008 network

Content of Implementing and Administering Windows Small Business Server 2008

Module 1: Plan and Design a Technology Solution for a Small Business

This module explains about the key new features of Small Business Server 2008 and how to create an IT roadmap for the small business using the Business and Technology Assessment Toolkit.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe small business technology challenges
  • Describe what makes Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 an ideal integrated solution
  • Differentiate between the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Standard and Premium versions
  • Install the Microsoft Business and Technology Assessment Toolkit (BTAT)
  • Complete the BTAT business assessment templates
  • Configure options and updates for the BTAT
  • Manage a BTAT business assessment template
  • Describe the technology assessment, desktop deployment, and mobile readiness templates contained in the Microsoft BTAT
  • Create a custom BTAT technology template
  • Identify the best Microsoft technology solution

Module 2: Installing Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

This module explains how to prepare the server for networking, install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 and configure the Internet connection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Establish the background information needed to understand basic networking concepts
  • Provide groundwork for the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 installation, covering networking terminology and methodologies
  • Describe the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 minimum hardware requirements
  • Describe the key tasks required to prepare the server hardware for the Windows Small Business Server 2008 operating system installation
  • Describe the process of the operating system installation
  • Administer initial administrative tasks in the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 console and connect the server to the Internet.

Module 3: Managing a Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Environment

This module explains how to manage the Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment using the Windows SBS Console, how to manage Users and Groups, and how to configure user accounts.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows SBS Console
  • Administer Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the task-based GUI in the Windows SBS Console
  • Create and manage user accounts in Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Administer specific user account properties
  • Configure access permissions and disk quota management
  • Describe user roles
  • Standardize common user properties using roles
  • Create and manage groups in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Describe group types and scopes

Module 4: Manage and Configure Messaging

This module explains how to manage user messaging, mobile device, Outlook and other settings using the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console and Exchange Management console. Students will learn to implement e-mail protection from spam and viruses.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure e-mail protocols using the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console
  • Configure the appropriate DNS routing records
  • Configure e-mail forwarding to specific recipients
  • Configure e-mail protection using the Exchange Server
  • Configure e-mail protection using Forefront Security Server for Exchange
  • Configure additional send and receive connectors in Exchange Server 2007 using the Exchange Management console
  • Configure mobile devices
  • Describe troubleshooting messaging issues
  • Identify tracking messages
  • Describe mailbox statistics
  • Configure OWA in Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

Module 5: Manage and Configure Collaboration

This module explains how to manage the intranet site, create new SharePoint sites, install Web applications and modify and manage site settings.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage the preconfigured intranet site using administrative tasks in the Windows SBS 2008 console
  • Describe Windows SharePoint Services groups, user roles and permissions
  • Create a new SharePoint site using the central administration site
  • Configure and manage access to the SharePoint site
  • Administer the SharePoint site using central administration tasks
  • Customize the Windows SharePoint site using a Microsoft application template

Module 6: Add Client Computers and Devices to the Network

This module explains how to add client computers, printers and faxes to the Small Business Server 2008 network.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe joining a client computer to the Windows Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Administer access to a client PC on the Windows Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Describe performing the most commonly used administrative tasks for a client PC
  • Install a shared printer on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Configure a shared printer on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Install a fax device on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network

Module 7: Manage and Configure Remote Access

This module explains how to manage the commonly used tasks for establishing remote access to the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network and its resources.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how certificates work
  • Describe installing a self-signed certificate on the Windows Small Business Server 2008 server and client computer
  • Describe installing a self-signed certificate on a mobile device
  • Configure a virtual private network for users to access network resources from a remote computer
  • Administer the Windows Server Firewall
  • Configure ports for services and applications
  • Administer Remote Web Workplace
  • Configure user access to network resources using a Web browser

Module 8: Manage and Configure Security

This module explains the key security tasks and security best practice for managing the Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan in-depth security for the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Configure distribution of updates and hotfixes for servers and computers on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Describe the key features of the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Best Practices Analyzer 2008
  • Configure a shared folder controlling user access permissions
  • Configure blocking unwanted content in the shared folder
  • Configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security settings and rules for network security

Module 9: Manage Data Folders and Backup

This module explains how to manage server storage using administrative tasks in the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console. Students learn to plan and prepare for disasters and data recovery, and configure and administer backups.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage server storage by moving databases and data folders
  • Create a disaster recovery plan
  • Identify risks
  • Describe business continuity considerations
  • Implement Disaster Recovery strategies
  • Describe testing and reviewing a Disaster Recovery plan
  • Configure protection of the operating system and application data using the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 backup wizard
  • Configure backup media and schedule
  • Configure protection of individual server applications using standard tools
  • Describe business critical data and prioritizing data sets for backup
  • Recover a failed Windows Small Business Server 2008 server

Module 10: Monitoring and Maintaining System and Services Availability

This module explains how to maintain the Windows Small Business Server 2008 using native maintenance and reporting tools and utilities.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 reporting
  • Administer monitoring and reporting in SBS
  • Describe the ability of Microsoft Windows Reliability and Performance monitor to examine how programs affect your computer’s performance
  • Describe monitoring system performance in real time and by collecting log data for later analysis
  • Configure hard disks, volumes and partitions in Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the disk management utility
  • Perform most disk-related tasks without restarting the system
  • Create and manage point-in-time copies of files that are located in shared resources
  • Describe how to recover previous versions of files

Module 11: Migrating from Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003

This module explains how to migrate from Windows Small Business Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare the source server
  • Back up the source server
  • Verify network connection
  • Raise the functional level in Active Directory
  • Evaluate server health
  • Install service packs
  • Plan LOB application migration
  • Apply the Migration Preparation Tool
  • Review the File Migration Wizard
  • Create a migration answer file
  • Collect information
  • Run the answer file generator
  • Copy the answer file to the target server
  • Install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 in migration mode
  • Migrate settings and data
  • Run the migration wizard
  • Demote the source server
  • Troubleshoot migration issues

Module 12: Managing Comprehensive Line-of-business Products

This module explains how to integrate comprehensive line-of-business applications with the existing IT infrastructure.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Forefront comprehensive security portfolio
  • Describe Forefront Client Security
  • Describe Forefront Security for Exchange
  • Describe Intelligent Application Gateway
  • Provide a comprehensive product line that protects information
  • Describe Windows Live One Care for Server
  • Describe real-time integrated anti-malware protection
  • Describe Office Live Workspaces
  • Describe Office Live public facing Web site

Module 13: Deploying Additional Servers

This module explains how to expand the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network and configure server roles and applications, including premium applications on the additional Windows Servers.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2008 on the SBS 2008 network
  • Identify improvements in Windows Server 2008
  • Perform initial configuration tasks
  • Identify supported server roles in SBS 2008
  • Describe server management options
  • Install SQL Server on a second server in the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Manage SQL Server on the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Configure Terminal Services for remote access to shared applications
  • Configure a Web access point
  • Configure a virtualized server computing environment
  • Improve efficiency of your computing resources
  • Describe licensing options in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Manage licenses in Windows Small Business Server 2008

Module 14: Advanced Topics and Troubleshooting

This module explains how to use native Windows tools and utilities to configure technologies that help protect the computer from unwanted traffic, and administer and troubleshoot the Windows Server 2008 from the command line.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key difference in the Advanced Mode Windows Small Business Server 2008 console
  • Administer Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the Advance Mode SBS console
  • Administer the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Console
  • Administer SBS 2008 Server Applications
  • Describe the key features of Windows PowerShell
  • Administer the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network using Windows PowerShell commands
  • Describe moving data in SBS 2008 using PowerShell
  • Describe IIS 7.0 and its role
  • Perform common administrative tasks for administering IIS 7.0
  • Troubleshooting DNS
  • Troubleshooting TS Gateway

Module 15: Manage the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Environment using Group Policy

This module explains how to implement specific configurations for users and computers using Group Policy settings.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Administer Group Policies in a Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment
  • Configure Group Policies using the GPMC
  • Configure object auditing using Group Policy
  • Configure software applications for deployment using Group Policy
  • Troubleshooting GPOs
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  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …